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Pro Kabaddi League auction sees big spends on national players

The eight franchises came out in full force and aggressively bid for players to put together the best possible team

The auction of players for the inaugural season of the Pro Kabaddi League saw aggressive bidding by all the eight franchises. The Patna franchise secured national kabaddi team captain Rakesh Kumar for Rs 12.8 lakh; this was the most spent on any player and three times the base price of Rs 4 lakh. Ajay Thakur was acquired for Rs 12.2 lakh by the Bangalore franchise (owned by Kosmic Global Media). The Delhi franchise, owned by Radha Kapoor, daughter of YES Bank’s Rana Kapoor, secured Surjeet Narwal for Rs 12.2 lakh. A total of 96 players were auctioned. They were segregated into ...